Appalachian Regional Healthcare

REHAB WORKER (GRADE 3)

Job Locations US-KY-South Williamson
Posted Date 2 months ago(1/31/2020 10:17 AM)
Requisition ID
2020-15074
# of Openings
1
Category
Rehabilitation
Community
Tug Valley ARH
Position Type
Part Time
Department
Physical Therapy

Overview

The Rehabilitation Therapy Worker is responsible for providing assistance to the therapist and/or therapy assistant in administering physical therapy treatment to patients.

Special Instructions

work hours: 1:00pm to 6:30pm

Responsibilities

Prepares patients for therapy treatment

Assists in administering prescribed treatments such as hydrotherapy, electrotherapy, heat therapy and spinal traction

Assists patients in the performance of specified exercises under the supervision of a licensed physical therapy staff.

Assists patient in the use of crutches, cane, walker and assist in proper transfer of patients.

Measures and fits patients with assistive device such as crutches, walkers, etc.

Maintains equipment and work area in clean and safe manner at all times.

May transport patients to and from Physical Therapy department

Insures that equipment is in proper condition for patient use, and cleans/sterilizes equipment

Records daily patient register log and reconcile with the final department detail log

Submit copies or recover therapy records in Medical Records as required.

Keeps necessary records as directed, answers phone and take messages as required

Handles patient scheduling (includes rescheduling, cancellation and alike), with proper coordination from the therapist

Assists the therapists in sending and receiving documents to and from the referral source

Assist in collecting information such as satisfaction survey, general information, and questionnaires from the patients and clients

Qualifications

Basic computer skills such as MS word, MS excel

High school graduate or GED equivalent

Successful completion of health related training program such as Nursing Aide etc. and six months hospital experience in a patient care area

Or

Completion of course for Physical Therapy Technicians

Must work cooperatively with others and possess good judgment, initiative and willingness to learn.

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